Jumbo signs contract with Subsea 7 for the Installation of Western Isles Mooring Piles & Ground Chains
17 Mar 2014
On Tuesday 12th of March Jumbo signed a Contract with Subsea 7 for the provision of the FPSO Mooring Piles and Ground Chains Installation for the Dana Western Isles Development Project (WIDP). Installation of the mooring piles and chains will be done by Jumbo’s Fairplayer, a Dynamically Positioned Heavy Lift Vessel with 2 x 900 MTon revolving deep-water cranes.
The offshore installation works are anticipated to commence in July/August 2014.
With the current Ithaca Stella mooring project already in preparation, the Fairplayer will execute Western Isles this summer in a continuous offshore North Sea campaign. Subsequent schedule synergy saves valuable project cost, time and resources.
Manager of Commerce Offshore, Roddy Lafontaine says; “This award allows for a robust North Sea installation campaign with the opportunities to materialize synergy. Western Isles will give us more experience in operating the harsher environment of the northern North Sea.”
I would like to sincerely thank Subsea 7 for the confidence placed in Jumbo and we are very much looking forward to working together to a successful project completion.
Western Isles Development Project (WIDP)
The Dana operated Western Isles field is located in Northern North Sea, UK Block 210/24a, situated 90 km to the North East of Shetland. The water depth at site is approximately 160m. The WIDP will be developed using subsea wells tied back to a centrally located FPSO. Oil will be exported by shuttle tanker and gas will be exported through a dedicated pipeline to the existing Tern platform.
Dana’s WIPD partner is Cieco. First oil production is expected in Q3, 2015.
Subsea 7 is a seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services contractor to the offshore energy industry worldwide.
For further information please consult www.subsea7.com
Dana Petroleum Inc. is an independent North Sea oil and gas company with operations in Europe and Africa.
For further information please consult www.dana-petroleum.com
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Perdido is the deepest floating oil rig (platform) in the world at a water depth of about 2450 meters operated by the Shell Oil Company in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Perdido is located in the Perdido fold belt which is a rich discovery of crude oil and natural gas that lies in water that is nearly 8000 feet deep. The platform’s peak production will be 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. At 267 meters, the Perdido is nearly as tall as the Eiffel Tower.
The OOS PROMETHEUS was delivered by China’s Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard Limited (CIMC Raffles) on Nov. 25.
These semisubmersible drilling rigs were designed and built by the company, which reserves the complete intellectual property. The semisub OOS Prometheus measures 387 feet (118 meters) in length, width 229 feet (70 meters) and depth 124 feet (38 meters).
Subsea7: The Seven Waves is a flexlay vessel capable of operating in water depths of up to 2,500m. The vessel is equipped with a vertical (tiltable) lay system (550t top tension capacity) and twin ROVs.
Service Speed: 13.0 knots
Accommodation: 120 persons
AHC crane: 400t @ 16.5m
2 x Workclass ROVs
Our latest video of the record breaking jack up of the Arkutun Dagi topside in Korea is now available to watch online.
Press play on the following clip to see how ALE used the innovative ‘Mega Jack’ to lift the record breaking weight to a height of 24m. The topside was lifted and additional assembly work was carried out which added the additional weight to the structure that on its completion weighed 43,475t.